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Making peace with faith : the challenges of religion and peacebuilding

Author: Michelle Garred; Mohammed Abu-Nimer
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman and Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this text, practitioners from different faiths relate and explore the many challenges they face in their peacebuilding work, which their secular partners may be unaware of. The contributors are all practitioners whose faith or religious experience motivates their work for peace and justice in such a way that it influences their actions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Making peace with faith.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman and Littlefield, [2018]
(OCoLC)995273961
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Garred; Mohammed Abu-Nimer
ISBN: 9781538102657 153810265X
OCLC Number: 1017756065
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Michelle Garred and Mohammed Abu-Nimer; <span style="font-weight:bold;">Part One: Engaging Ones Own Faith ; Chapter 1: Articulating a Personal Theology of Interfaith Cooperation, Eboo Patel; Chapter 2: How Being a Jesus-Centered Peacemaker Guides, Inspires and Sustains My Peacemaking Efforts with Muslims, Rick Love; Chapter 3: Journey of Redemption: The Role of an Apology in Reconciliation, Sushobha Barve; <span style="font-weight:bold;">Part Two: Engaging the Other ; Chapter 4: Listening our way to Peace, Yael Petretti; Chapter 5: Faith-Based Peacebuilding in Pakistan: Not for the Faint of Heart, Azhar Hussain; Chapter 6: It is not Easy to Follow Christ: The Road to Peace is a Rocky One, Maria Ida Deng Giguiento with Myla Leguro; <span style="font-weight:bold;">Part Three: Engaging Policy ; Chapter 7: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Secular Approaches to Religion in Multilateral Settings, Azza Karam; Chapter 8: Tightrope-walking: Reconciling Faith Convictions with Impartial Peacebuilding, Peter Dixon; Chapter 9: Peacebuilding as Countering Violent Extremism:' Exploring Contradictions in Faith and Practice, Dishani Jayaweera with Nirosha De Silva; <span style="font-weight:bold;">Part Four: Confronting Injustice and Trauma ; Chapter 10: Transforming Trauma: Wounded Healing in the Way of Jesus, Johanna Turner; Chapter 11: Peace from the Soul of the Nurturer The Gender Question, Despina Namwembe; Chapter 12: Reducing Violence through Better Theology, Qutub Jahan Kidwai.
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